Mr. Albert Wong is leading HKSTP on a mission to support tech startups and enterprises on their journey for innovation and growth. He and his team are focusing on nurturing talent, entrepreneurship, connections and commercialising R&D into successful innovation with impact. As CEO of HKSTP since 2016, he has led his team growing HKSTP into Hong Kong’s home for unicorns and the city’s largest R&D hub with over 12,000 research professionals and 1,200 tech companies
Albert has 30-plus years of commercial, industrial and leadership experience through roles with various multinationals that have provided him with deep China and Asia-Pacific insight, plus critical understanding of building companies and investment networks, and solving market needs. Prior to HKSTP, he spent 15 years in total with GE at its US headquarters, Asia-Pacific and China. He served as CEO, GE Oil & Gas China, as well as CEO, GE Industrial Solutions Asia Pacific – where he was responsible for M&A, Business Development, Product Management and Business Operations. Prior to GE, he held management and engineering roles at PerkinElmer, Emerson, Caterpillar and Schlumberger.
Albert holds an Engineering Degree from the University of Hong Kong and an MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Outside of work he is an avid runner regularly takes part in marathons around the world.
Mr. Tony Ho has been practising master planning, architecture, interior design, and project management for over 30 years. He leads the Corporation’s Project Development Division (“PDD”) to spearhead master planning efforts, to effectively manage new developments and revamp projects at Science Park and the INNOPARKs. His task is to realise the strategies of the Corporation, and to elevate the community experience of the parks in a sustainable manner.
Tony joined the Corporation from the Urban Renewal Authority (URA), where he served as General Manager, Works & Contracts, directing projects integrating environmental and smart/innovative technologies while also focusing on commercial viability, cost control, quality workmanship and customer service. He also spent 14 years at Hutchison Property Group executing several mega residential, commercial and retail projects in Shanghai, Shenzhen and the UK, and his last role there was General Manager, Project Management.
Tony graduated cum laude from the University of Houston in the USA with a bachelor’s degree in architecture. He is a registered architect, an Authorized Person and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects and the Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management.
Mr. Eugene Hsia leads HKSTP’s Technology Clusters, Platforms, Incubation, Strategic Partnerships, Investment and Leasing & Operation Services. Working closely with the executive team, he is at the forefront of executing our strategy of building a vibrant ecosystem at the Science Park. He and his teams are also responsible for bringing reputable companies and technologies to Hong Kong, and creating value for all partner companies through close collaboration and partnerships.
Eugene obtained his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Boston College in the U.S. He has a strong understanding of the innovation & technology ecosystem, bringing solid and proven experiences in both strategic and operational aspects of building a business. He has over 24 years of deep technology knowledge, specialising in technical infrastructure, software applications and services consulting. He had managed and grown global teams for various Silicon Valley companies, such as Hewlett Packard, IBM and Agilent Technologies. He also co-founded two successful startups in the US and Singapore respectively, bringing with him the entrepreneurial spirit and startup experience to the HKSTP family.
Mr. Aldous Mak is a seasoned finance and accounting professional with more than 20 years’ experience in financial planning, controllership, risk management, corporate advisory, business operations and financial system integration. He joined HKSTP as Chief Financial Officer in May 2019 to oversee Finance, IT, Process Re-engineering and Procurement, as well as providing advice on investments, corporate development and business decisions. He is also leading ongoing efforts within the Corporation to drive efficiency and effectiveness to maximise business results.
Aldous obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accountancy) and master’s degree in Business Administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He began his career as an Accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong. Prior to joining HKSTP, he held various management roles, including Director of Finance at Hong Kong Disneyland. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Ms. Gracie Ng is HKSTP’s first Chief of Staff since 2020, managing the corporation-wide rhythm for oversight of the corporate goals and KPIs, as well as programme management for novel strategic initiatives.
Gracie joined the Corporation in 2015 as Cluster Manager to administer the admission of companies and led the Smart City platform where she created Data Studio – the first API data sharing economy for Hong Kong. Later, she was appointed Smart Campus leader where she activated Science Park as a living laboratory for Smart City technology innovation.
Gracie started her career in Management Consulting and transformative multinational technology implementation. She spent 15 years at IBM in various roles including Consulting, Marketing and Solution Sales. Before that, she was a Compensation Consultant with Mercer. Throughout her career, she had worked in major cities in Greater China, Asia Pacific and Europe.
Mrs. Rosana Wong is a highly credentialed commercial lawyer with a wealth of private practice and in-house experience. She joined HKSTP as General Counsel in June 2019, overseeing all legal-related matters and the Corporation’s strategic development and delivery of its various partnership initiatives.
Rosana obtained her law degree at the University of Hong Kong and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England & Wales and Australia (Queensland, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory). She began her career at Baker & McKenzie, working in both its Hong Kong and Sydney offices, before moving to Mayer Brown as an associate focusing on Corporate Finance. After seven years in private practice, she moved in-house as a legal counsel for the tech giant IBM, supporting its business in Hong Kong and mainland China.
With more than 30 years of commercial experience, Rosana joined HKSTP with the aspiration of giving back to the community through helping the Corporation implement its vision and mission to support a new era of Innovation and Technology for Hong Kong.